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gad gad gad. >> since our founding the united states has been a state to respect all states but there is no justification for this senseless violence. >> the president joined soth clinton in meeting with the state department employees, some worked with the victims. mr. ob yaum and secretary clinton signed a book of condolences at the state department. >> how could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destruction? this was an attack by a small and savage group. not the people or government of libya. >> attack in libya after crowds stormed the u.s. embassy in cairo, the egyptian mobs believe that movie insults islam. >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney criticized mr. ob yaum's response to anti-american protests throughout the muslim world. >> a terrible course for america to stand in in apology for our values that instead when our grounds are being attacked, and being breeched, that the first response of the united states must be outrage at the breech of the sovereignty of our nation. >> president obama announced he's ordered i
their lives because they believe that the united states must be a force for peace and progress in the world. >> jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >> certainly seemed like a good man. president obama said the united states flag will fly at half staff until sunset september 16th. >> 52 years old described as gentle, an idealist. couple stories to relate about chris stevens. john mccain says i guarantee you one thing, chris stevens did not want for us to abandon libya. he was living in a hotel room in benghazi under the threat of death every day, mccain said. he was a brave and wonderful man. he was down to earth. they loved him. another story is that he, wrangled a ride on a greek cargo ship and sailed into the rebel stronghold of benghazi. throughout it all -- >> stayed in a hotel. a car bomb in the parking lot. they had to leave the hotel. this guy really was a brave man. >> again, this was his third tour in libya. and the people really loved him and revered him there. >> stay with abc for the latest. as the events in libya unfold. >> we'll have updates on "america this morning" and late
when a mob attacked the united states consulate in benghazi. stevens was raised in piedmont. >>> ambassador stevens' body and those of the other victims will be on their way to a u.s. military base in germany before heading home. a marine anti-terrorist team is on the ground providing security. the ambassador is again many that means here and in washington there's mourning. >> as an lamb an -- as-salaam alaikum. my name is chris stevens. >> the piedmont native spent most of his diplomatic career in the arab world with two tours in libya before he was appointed in may. five months after getting the job his life came to a violent and chaotic end when protesters stormed the embassy in benghazi. >> we condemn in the strongest terms, this senseless act of violence. we send our prayers to the families, friends and colleagues of those we've lost. >> three other americans died in the attack which was patient fully reaction to an online movie made by a california film maker that in s islam and the prophet mohammed. president obama took to the coast garden7laÑu to vow killers would b
national interest, to send additional 30,000 united states troops to afghanistan. >> reporter: at that time, he announced the schedule for their withdrawal. a goal that has been met. 33,000, u.s. troops took part in the surge, 10,000 were out by july of last year and the remaining 23,000 are now gone. in his statement, the defense secretary had a sobering reminder, saying it is important to underscore even as our surge troops return home there are roughly 68,000 americans who remain in a tough fight in afghanistan along side their nato and afghan partners, we are a nation at war. the human toll of the surge was tremendous. of the almost 2,000 u.s. casualties in afghanistan, 57% happened during the surge. now, those who remain face the die-hard insurgents and growing threat of insider attacks. the deadline to bring the final troops home is still 2014. >>> back here good news for anyone who relies on san francisco's great highway for their commute. the project that closed southbound lanes from lincoln to skyline boulevard will be completed monday. four days ahead of schedule. dump instruction
. a magnificent building. >> it's going to be the tallest in the united states. >> tallest building in the united states. that's right. even taller than the building, still sears tower in chicago. i know you know chicago. >> hancock building. >> there you go. >> we can call it the sears. >> the willis. >> what you talking about, willis. >> used to be the second largest, the hancock, the willis. call it sears tower. >> let's just move on. >>> all right. there is still no sign of a breakthrough in chicago. teachers strike enters day three at 350,000 students remaining out of the classroom. the union president says they're miles apart from reaching any agreements. more from abc's alex perez. >> reporter: union teachers holding strong at the picket line in chicago, refusing to back down. >> we did not start this fight. >> reporter: the fight is about a program that would eventually base as much as 40% of a teacher's evaluation on standardized test scores, a formula that union argues will unfairly cost teachers their jobs. mayor rahm emanuel believes the new measure will help turn around the district'
for one group of women in the united states and generators are a big help when power goes out. taking a look at best options and a big safety warning. >> there is service problems experienced as apple rolls out the iphone 5. and an app showing tourists the lay of the land. >>> there is new evidence showing life spans are shrinking for american who's don't graduate from high school. the university study found the life expectancy of white women who did not finish high school dropped five years to 73 and a half years, and white women with a college degree live nearly 84 years. and those with a college degree live to be about 80. and new research shows you should be getting a good night's sleep if you're battling high blood pressure. an american heart association study finds poor sleep quality can counter high blood pressure medication. researchers studied sleeping patterns of 234 people and women are more likely than men to have poor sleep quality. >> researchers in texas say they're launching a new war against cancer. and this is an unprecedented effort to speed up discoveries the goal
,000 women a year in the united states alone and to read more go to abc 7 news.com. >> governor brown signed two important bills over the weekend. one eliminates guidelines preventing younger women from getting mammograms and other requiring doctor dwrorz notify a woman when the mammogram detects dense breast tissue making cancer more difficult to detect. >> with just over six weeks before the november election mitt romney is taking aim at president obama's foreign policy. and he attacked the president for calling recent attacks in the middle east and muslim protests just a bump in the road he said developments in the middle east are bumps in the road. yes that. is my reaction. bumps in the road? we had an ambassador assassinated. >> the president did not comment on foreign affairs when taping an appearance on the view today. he took the opportunity to slam romney on his 60 minutes interview when asked if it was fair that he paid a lower tax rate than a person making $50,000 a year he said yes. that is fair and he said that is the way you've got economic growth. i have a different vision abo
government attacked web sites of critical infrom a structure in the united states. >> so far they have not been able to steal money or disrupt markets there is a race against time to stop them. >> they can move money around and cause financial caseos. >> the u.s. government is working to locate and block this massive attack. and fears a cyber war is fully engaged. >> there is no signs of human remains in the michigan search for jimmy hoffa. they drilled through dirt and this is a latest effort to find the remains of the former teamsters boss. a tip from a man claims he saw a body being buried under a driveway led to the search. there is officers loading up a soil sample. there are results could be ready by monday. >> authorities released 911 calls from witnesses reporting what turned out to be a hoax of police weren't laughing. there are a couple calls and tapes. >> what looks like a little girl with a machine gun pointing something at vehicles driving by. >> i don't know but it looks like a kid drugged up with a big bazooka-looking thing. i don't know if it's a joke. they're probably
here in the united states of america! >> reporter: he even threw a few punches at mitt romney over foreign policy. president president you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing if you can't visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. >> reporter: vice president biden also laid out plenty of attacks while defending the president. >> this man has courage in his soul, compassion in his heart and a spine of steel. bin laden is dead and general motors alive! >> reporter: the night was filled with celebrities, performances and tears as former congresswoman gabby give fords delivered the pledge of allegiance. -- at the end of the night, the president hit home his same message from 2008. >> the president: if you share that faith with me, if you share that hope with me, i ask you tonight for your vote. >> reporter: the august jobs report was just released minutes ago and it is disappointing only 96,000 new jobs added, lower than expected on the flip side the unemployment rate dropped to 8.1% experts say only because fewer people are looking for work. brandi hitt, abc7 new
disputes close to china. clinton met with the president today the united states wants china to start backing regime of syrian president. the secretary tried to press china to peacefully resolve disputes with its smaller neighbors over energy-rich islands in the south china sea. >>> big yak down on line lenders who offer -- big crackdown on online lenders many advertise they can get up to $1,000 into your account in as little as one hour. >> the ones that are unlicensed are offering loans in excess of the caps, with interest rates in excess of the caps. the other thing is some of them are being very unscrupulous in collection practices to try to get payment on those loans. >> many of these companies are operating out of state or offshore. the department of corporations warns consumers to be wary of payday lenders who charge triple digit interest rates. >>> facebook says mark stuckerberg will not sell stock for the next 12 months. the company lobbying back shares to reassure investors. facebook stock has been a d ud since its -- public offering, yesterday new record low. drop of over 5
is 32. i would love to see this with the presidents of the united states. and see them age. just over four years, maybe eight years. >> look like different men when their term is over. that's for sure. ever see how gray president obama has gotten? difference between '08 and now. staggering. will look like george washington if he gets back in office. >>> coming up next, the medical study that could be a game-changer for pro football. >>> and grade school glamour shots. you heard us right. parents posing their kids in elaborate back-to-school photos. what's be hind the trend? you are watching "world news now." ♪ don't take my kodachrome away ♪ ♪ if you took all the girls >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by united health care. ews now" weather, brought to you by united health care. ing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of w
. >> the president of the united states says he can't change washington from the inside. he said he can't change washington from the inside. he says he can't change it from the inside. >> reporter: but at this point, both candidates are looking for any edge they can find. the president wasted no time painting romney as out of touch for saying the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes are irresponsible, government-dependent victims. >> when you express an attitude that half the country considers itself victims, that somehow they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is, maybe you haven't gotten around a lot. >> reporter: on radio iowa late thursday, ann romney was asked about republican critics who say her husband is running a losing campaign. >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it? get in the ring. >> reporter: and, george, both sides reported more than $110 million having been raised in their august financial reports. but the romney campaign facing some questions from republican donors about a $20 million loan it had to take out. and also, up to $200,000 in bonuses
that deadline advocates say the state could meet it by releasing inmates early for good behavior. >>> two hundred passengers hoping to leave sfo and head to australia after their flight was cancelled two nights in a row. united airlines flight 863 was scheduled to leave sunday night, passengers were told it was delayed to monday night. last night the flight was again delayed until 9 a.m. this morning. one angry passenger abc7 news that everyone was given hotel and breakfast vouchers but the airline had already checked their luggage and wouldn't give it back. we are trying to reach united airlines for comment. >>> tuesday, i don't think it is quite full yet, but it is -- quite fall yet, but it is fall, it felt like it really is fall. >> just a few days way. >> couldn't wait i had to announce it early. >> great observation terry, we are losing the most amount of sunshine per day we lose during the year two minutes and 24 seconds, cloud cover not hugging the ground. visibilitys unlimited in the horizontal plain, fog not out there, just a lot of marine layer clouds 1500 to 2,000 feet. culprit
heads to battleground states ready to talk specifics. president obama will be courting female viewers with appearance on "the view." watch it here at 10. the president will show his international profile at the united nations. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is also heading there for tomorrow's general assembly gathering with 100 other world leaders. the u.s. presidential vase heating up with more ads. -- race is heating up with more ads. >> reporter: mitt romney continues his battleground state tour in colorado today as he tries to rebound from a difficult week. national polls show the white house race tight, but president obama leads in the battle states. last night in denver, romney slammed the president's record. >> it is very clear, we can't afford four more years like the last four years, that's why we are going to get change, finally in washington the people in america deserve. >> reporter: when romney arrives in ohio tomorrow he will be greeted by a new tv ad from the obama campaign attacking him for saying 47% of americans are dependent on the government and view themse
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